It was just a couple of days ago that I reached out to Matt Hutchinson, faculty advisor for Enactus Lambton College, who graciously made room in his always busy days to sit down with me and Courtney Neilson, one of about 30 students who is “changing the world” through their generosity and vision. Courtney Neilson and Matt Hutchinson proudly display the 2018 Enactus Championship trophy. Indeed, the Enactus team at Lambton just a few days earlier was named National Champions at
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/lambton-college-national-award-africa-1.4675612 Lambton College in Sarnia, Ont. has won a national contest for their work in a southern African country after training 30,000 farmers to become more efficient and successful. In addition, the project also included starting up a peanut butter company, building infrastructure for alternative energy, increasing the amount of clean water in the region and building a clinic. One Seed Project The
For the third year in a row, Lambton College has been recognized with a national Award of Excellence for its research and innovation. The college won the bronze honour for innovation in applied research excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada last month in Victoria, BC. During the 2016-17 fiscal year, Lambton was involved in 211 research projects in collaboration with 223 partners, which engaged more than 260 students, graduates, faculty, staff and adjunct researchers.
See you at #EnactusWorldCup this October in Silicon Valley! With an estimated attendance of 1480 and 67 teams competing for the championship, the Enactus Canada Nationals featured competition, collaboration and celebration! Highlights of the event included special competitions for Student Entrepreneur, HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow and four Project Accelerators—ScotiaBank EcoLiving Green Challenge, ScotiaBank Youth Empowerment Challenge, Capital One Financial Education Challe
Lambton College students who are empowering farmers in Zambia through their project, Hippy Peanut Butter, have been named the 2018 Enactus National Champion by the country’s largest experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, and a 60 person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs, for their ability to enable social, environmental and economic progress through entrepreneurial action. Hippy Peanut Butter has provided local farmers with access to a new peanut butter pr
STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR TEAM WILL REPRESENT CANADA AT ENACTUS WORLD CUP 2018 IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (TORONTO) 17 May 2018: – Lambton College students who are empowering farmers in Zambia through their project, Hippy Peanut Butter, have been named the 2018 Enactus National Champion by the country’s largest experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, and a 60 person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs, for their ability to enable social, environmental and economic p
Lambton College is competing at the Enactus Canada National Exposition this week. The Enactus Lambton team claimed a series of titles at the 2018 regional exposition in Mississauga this past March. College President Judith Morris says they took the top spot in two matchups and were awarded first runner-up in the other two. “So, we’re going in with two wins, one in entrepreneurship and one in financial literacy and that allows you to then compete in the bigger competition, whi